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File:Follower of Jheronimus Bosch Christ in Limbo.jpg|thumb|right|300px|''Christ in Limbo'' ( 1575) by an anonymous follower of Hieronymus Bosch In the Catholic theology|theology of the Catholic Church, '''Limbo''' (Latin ''wikt:limbus|limbus'', edge or boundary, referring to the "edge" of Christian views on hell|Hell) is a speculative idea about the afterlife condition of those who die in original sin without being assigned to the Hell|Hell of the Damned. Medieval theologians of western Europe described the underworld ("hell", "Christian views on Hades|hades", "infernum") as divided into four distinct parts: Christian views on hell#Hell in the New Testament|Hell of the Damned,[ Catholic Encyclopedia: Hell]: "However, in the New Testament the term Gehenna is used more frequently in preference to hades, as a name for the place of...
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